Billionaire donor Steyer says he won't run for office in 2018

Rather, he said that he will devote his energies to organizing voters for the midterms, as well as "redoubling" his campaign to remove Trump from office. He said more than 4 million people have signed the online petition. That was the sort of actio... More..

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Trump legal team seeking to avoid formal interview with Mueller
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Trump legal team seeking to avoid formal interview with Mueller

NBC reported on Monday that the President's lawyers are looking for clarification on whether Mr Trump would be interviewed directly by Mr Mueller, as well as the legal standard for when a president can be inter...More..

Israeli PM backs Trump critique of Palestinian UN aid agency
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Israeli PM backs Trump critique of Palestinian UN aid agency

Referring to the UN General Assembly vote which rejected the unilateral USA decision of declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the statement said, "Netanyahu also thanked the President of Romania and t...More..

Iran says it might reconsider cooperation with United Nations nuclear watchdog
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Iran says it might reconsider cooperation with United Nations nuclear watchdog

Elsewhere in his remarks about the due date of Trump's decision over JCPOA on January 12, Ghasemi said "we have to wait for their decision; as the stance of the Islamic Republic of Iran, we have provided the ...More..

Trump admin ending protections for Salvadorans
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Trump admin ending protections for Salvadorans

Trump administration officials say that because previous administrations have frequently extended the temporary stays, the program has improperly been allowed to become an all-but-permanent refuge. The U.S. has...More..

Trump's Schedule Has Been Steadily Shrinking
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Trump's Schedule Has Been Steadily Shrinking

Trump has spent almost a third of his time since Inauguration Day playing golf. Leaks have been so prevalent that Trump randomly calls reporters to try to correct them. Then he takes an hour lunch and a su...More..

Will Aishwarya Rai Bachchan play a surrogate mother in her next?
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Will Aishwarya Rai Bachchan play a surrogate mother in her next?

Sree Narayan Singh confirmed the news with the daily saying, "It is inspired by a real-life story of a woman in Gujarat who doesn't want to have children but decides to become a surrogate mother for someone els...More..

President seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

President seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years

Mexico has repeatedly said it will not pay for the wall but speaking at Camp David, Trump put himself on another collision course with the United States neighbour. However, after just a day after the request, t...More..

Fallen Pierce County deputy was Navy veteran, father
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Fallen Pierce County deputy was Navy veteran, father

The Sheriff's Department says one suspect was found dead at the scene, but another male suspect is still at large and is considered armed and unsafe. "There's a sadness that will be felt and should be felt in...More..

Former WTO, Goldman chief Peter Sutherland dies at 71
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Former WTO, Goldman chief Peter Sutherland dies at 71

He was a wonderful father: loving, teaching, playful. He had a long association with Fine Gael and taoiseach Garret FitzGerald appointed him attorney general in June 1981, at the age of 35. "At this hard mome...More..

Trump Defends His Mental Capacity, Calling Himself a 'Genius'
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Trump Defends His Mental Capacity, Calling Himself a 'Genius'

Among other claims, Wolff described Trump's behavior in his book as childlike, and questioned his fitness for office. In his volley of tweets on Saturday, Trump said suggestions that he was unfit to be pr...More..

Egypt detains 4 after Kiwis survive balloon crash
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Egypt detains 4 after Kiwis survive balloon crash

The remaining two South African citizens - both 24-year-old women - sustained injuries, but were said to be in stable conditions. "I feel lucky to have walked out of this traumatic experience, a scary freak acc...More..

United States helicopter forced to land on small island in Okinawa
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

United States helicopter forced to land on small island in Okinawa

No one was believed to be injured after the helicopter landed at a waste disposal site, about 250 meters away from a hotel in the village of Yomitan. Later in the morning the disabled chopper was taken back t...More..

British Northern Ireland secretary Brokenshire resigns on health grounds
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

British Northern Ireland secretary Brokenshire resigns on health grounds

Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire has resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet. The minister has been in charge of settling a political crisis that has been raging in the semi-auto...More..

Fire breaks out on the roof of Trump Tower in NY
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Fire breaks out on the roof of Trump Tower in NY

The small fire was extinguished and there were no injuries reported, NBC News and CBS News said. The president was not inside the building at the time. Oddly enough a structure at the NY property where Hill...More..

Supreme Court to review Section 377
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Supreme Court to review Section 377

However, the bench was never constituted. Before India could take its first steps towards progress however, the Supreme Court quashed Delhi High Court judgement in 2013 and declared that it was a judicial ove...More..

Indian Diaspora a Platform for Strong India-ASEAN Ties
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Indian Diaspora a Platform for Strong India-ASEAN Ties

Yesterday, the minister inaugurated the 5th Round Table of Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( ASEAN ) India Network of Think Tanks in Indonesia. On Saturday, in Jakarta, she had said that India wants to e...More..

$570M Powerball jackpot up for grabs in Saturday night drawing
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

$570M Powerball jackpot up for grabs in Saturday night drawing

The victor had not yet come forward as of Sunday evening. One Powerball ticket purchased in New Hampshire matched all six numbers for Saturday's estimated $570 million jackpot drawing, the fifth largest grand...More..

US Sanctions 5 Iranian Entities 'Key' To Ballistic Missile Program
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

US Sanctions 5 Iranian Entities 'Key' To Ballistic Missile Program

The protests and crackdown give Trump an unexpected opportunity to turn sustained negative attention on the Iranian government. The UNSC is due to hold an emergency meeting on the issue later on Friday, but i...More..

Aggie, sports reporter missing; texted that she was being followed in Houston
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Aggie, sports reporter missing; texted that she was being followed in Houston

Courtney Roland, 29, was last seen in the Houston area on Saturday. Last heard wearing Remington hat and camo and in a white Jeep Cherokee. Roland's roommate told KPRC ( Houston's NBC affiliate) that Rol...More..

Head-on collision kills 1, backs up Interstate 5 near Redding
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Head-on collision kills 1, backs up Interstate 5 near Redding

Both vehicles caught fire after the crash, police said. The wrong way driver was in a 2013 Chevrolet. The crash occurred in the Yolo County, northwest of Sacramento. An occupant of the Honda Accord died whi...More..

Pak anthem plays at J&K cricket match, three players held
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Pak anthem plays at J&K cricket match, three players held

In 2016, a video, showing local cricketers saluting Pakistan's national anthem before the start of a match, went viral after which the following Kashmiri cricketers were detained. Senior Superintendent of Pol...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Robert Mueller sets sights on Ivanka Trump over exchange with Russian lawyer

President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., then-campaign manager Paul Manafort and son-in-law Jared Kushner - who is now a senior White House adviser - were all part of the meeting. He added: 'Everythin...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Luke Walton, Lonzo Ball downplay latest LaVar Ball criticism

On Friday night, the Los Angeles Lakers hit a new a low when they lost in blowout fashion to the Charlotte Hornets, a team that entered the night with a 4-13 road record and a 14-23 record overall. Those th...More..

Iconic French Pop Singer France Gall Dies at 70
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Iconic French Pop Singer France Gall Dies at 70

After Gall's first breakthrough at Eurovision with "Poupee de Cire, Poupee de Son", (Wax Doll, Rag Doll), Gainsbourg wrote her 1966 follow-up, the scandalous "Les Sucettes" (The Lollipops). Gall had a resurgenc...More..

'Chappal chor Pakistan' protests rock Washington, Balochs show solidarity with Kulbhushan Jadhav
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

'Chappal chor Pakistan' protests rock Washington, Balochs show solidarity with Kulbhushan Jadhav

They also carried pictures of Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife and mother meeting him in Ismalabad last month with a glass partition in between. One must note that US -Pakistan ties are at an all-time low, with Preside...More..

Fire breaks out in Bengaluru's Kailash bar restaurant, leaves 5 dead
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Fire breaks out in Bengaluru's Kailash bar restaurant, leaves 5 dead

The fire started at Kailash Bar and Restaurant, which is located on the ground floor of Kumbara Sangha building in the Kalasipalayam area at around 2:30 am, said the police. The bar is licensed to R.V Dayasha...More..

May to reshuffle cabinet on Monday
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

May to reshuffle cabinet on Monday

While May did not comment on the reshuffle directly, she told the BBC on Sunday that "some changes do have to be made", and a Labour party MP, citing information from colleagues in May's Conservative Party, t...More..

Germany, Turkey vow to end spat
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Germany, Turkey vow to end spat

Mr Cavusoglu wrote in a guest editorial published in several German newspapers that the two countries "must break the current spiral of crisis in our relationship". Membership of the EU's customs union is a maj...More..

Mostly cloudy, with highs around 48 — Sunday weather
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Mostly cloudy, with highs around 48 — Sunday weather

Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Sunday , mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Otherwise, partly sunny skies, with a high near 18. Wind: SE 5-10 miles per hour. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high nea...More..

Israel bans entry of 20 groups supporting sanctions against Israel
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Israel bans entry of 20 groups supporting sanctions against Israel

Israel's Strategic Affairs Ministry has been allocated $36m (£27m) for a plan to combat the BDS movement. Responding to the ban, the AFSC said in a statement that it had been supporting nonviolent resistanc...More..

Water main break shuts down JFK Airport terminal
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Water main break shuts down JFK Airport terminal

It added that Kuwait's passengers had safely disembarked and were shifted to nearby hotels. The crash comes amid travel chaos across the East Coast in the aftermath of the "bomb cyclone" blizzard which wreake...More..

Day 1 of harsh Dakar Rally in Peru: Qatar's Al-Attiyah leads
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Day 1 of harsh Dakar Rally in Peru: Qatar's Al-Attiyah leads

Bryce Menzies ended his first Dakar Rally in the second stage after crashing out in the sand dunes of Peru , with the subsequent multiple roll causing his co-driver Peter Mortensen to suffer a broken ankl...More..

Zimbabwean president says will not form coalition government with opposition
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Zimbabwean president says will not form coalition government with opposition

Irregardless, the Head of State later assured the media that Tsvangirai is "fine and recovering very well" in a statement that has been hailed by the opposition as one that could unite the polarized country. Th...More..

Girl, 15, charged with starting Melbourne bushfire
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Girl, 15, charged with starting Melbourne bushfire

Yesterday was astonishingly hot in Victoria , with fire warnings in place nearly everywhere as temperatures soared over 40C. The fire was out of control. "We've had one property which has sustained some fa...More..

Bolivia Slams US 'Clumsiness' at UNSC Meeting On Iran Protests
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Bolivia Slams US 'Clumsiness' at UNSC Meeting On Iran Protests

But Russia's envoy shot back that if the USA view holds, the Council should have also discussed the 2014 unrest in the United States suburb of Ferguson, Missouri over the police shooting of a black teenager or ...More..

Saudi-led coalition warplane crashes in Yemen: Saudi statement
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Saudi-led coalition warplane crashes in Yemen: Saudi statement

The Huthi rebels said they had fired a missile at the kingdom's southwestern province of Najran in a statement tweeted by their Al-Masirah television channel. The U.S. -backed coalition has repeatedly accused...More..

Under the Los Angeles shootings, four dead
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Under the Los Angeles shootings, four dead

Moore said investigators are not looking for a suspect and there was no indication of a break-in. Officials have not yet determined a motive and are still investigating if there was any behind the slayings. The...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rescind marijuana policy

As approved by voters, the 2010 law allows people with certain specified medical conditions to be certified by the state to obtain up to 2ƒ ounces of marijuana every two weeks, buying it through state-licensed ...More..

Florida Man Calls 911, Reports Himself As Drunk Driver
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Florida Man Calls 911, Reports Himself As Drunk Driver

He said when asked again: 'No, I don't feel like giving that to you right now'. In a recording of the 911 call released by the sheriff's office Friday, the dispatcher repeatedly asks him to pull over and batt...More..

Donald Trump will announce 'Dishonest and Corrupt' Media Awards
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Donald Trump will announce 'Dishonest and Corrupt' Media Awards

American President Donald Trump has made the announcement that he will announce the "most dishonest and corrupt" media awards next Monday. "I get it. Last month the "Trump Make America Great Again Committ...More..

Steve Bannon
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Steve Bannon "Regrets" Delay In Responding To 'Fire And Fury' Claims

Later that evening, the president was on Twitter at Camp David , the presidential countryside retreat, slamming the author of a new book about him as a "total loser" and describing a former top adviser's f...More..

Elina Svitolina Claims first title of the year — WTA Brisbane
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Elina Svitolina Claims first title of the year — WTA Brisbane

ATP/WTA Brisbane International: Women: Final: Elina Svitolina bt Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2, 6-1. "I want to say congrats to Aliaksandra, coming through the qualifiers is always very tough and challengin...More..

SEC investigating Kushner Companies' use of the EB-5 program
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

SEC investigating Kushner Companies' use of the EB-5 program

The Securities and Exchange Commission sent the Kushner Companies a subpoena asking for information about the firm's petitions for EB-5 visas, which allow wealthy foreign nationals to obtain green cards if they...More..

by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Iranian Oil Tanker Burns, 32 Missing After Collision Off China's Coast

The site of the collision, which happened roughly 160 miles out to sea off the coast of Shanghai at 8 p.m. Saturday night, according to China's Ministry of Transportation, is in the middle of seas with heavy sh...More..

West Bengal youth held for proposing Sachin Tendulkar's daughter over phone
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

West Bengal youth held for proposing Sachin Tendulkar's daughter over phone

Sara had lodged a complaint against Maity at Bandra Police Station following which the policemen began their search. "We will appeal to the court for a transit remand that we can take Debkumar Maity to Mumba...More..

Trump's defunct voter integrity commission won't hand over voter information
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Trump's defunct voter integrity commission won't hand over voter information

Trump pulled the plug on the commission after less than a year because of infighting among commission members, legal challenges to the commission's efforts, and because several state officials refused to coop...More..

by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

White House adviser Stephen Miller rips Bannon over comments in Wolff book

Miller on CNN's " State of the Union " said former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon , who Wolff quoted criticizing Donald Trump Jr. for meeting with a Russian lawyer in June 2016, was "vindictive"...More..

Stephen Colbert on How 'Our Cartoon President' Differs From 'Late Show'
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Stephen Colbert on How 'Our Cartoon President' Differs From 'Late Show'

Of course, in the meantime, there's always Comedy Central's The President Show . "It's about what's going on behind the doors of the most important house in the world". Colbert also dismissed a question as t...More..

Syria: Dozens of civilians killed in suspected Russian airstrikes
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Syria: Dozens of civilians killed in suspected Russian airstrikes

Earlier, Russian media outlet Kommersant, referring to military and diplomatic sources, reported that seven aircraft were destroyed as a result of a mortar attack at the Russian Khmeimim Air Base in Syria o...More..